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Russia Treating Feminists As Terrorists
Given the modern times that we live in, someone would be mistaken to assume that a country as big and powerful as Russia would adopt a more restrictive approach when it comes to dealing with feminists. This was not the case in a recent development in southern Russia that saw several feminists arrested on suspicion of breaching public order.
LGBT Crackdown Feared In Indonesia
Indonesia’s recent move to evict twelve women from their shared house due to their sexual orientation is bound to spark huge shockwaves in the entire world. The twelve women were evicted from their home in the conservative province of Java because of their – unfeminine appearance’. Their neighbours reported the matter to the police who responded…
Indian Women Win The Fight Against Instant Divorce But More Lies Ahead
Muslim women in India have something to celebrate given the Supreme Court ruling in August 2017 that banned the controversial practice of instant divorce. Previously, Muslim men could divorce their women by simply saying “talaq” three times, a system that came to be known as triple talaq. This system was said to be both unconstitutional and un-Islamic in nature…
Nobel Laureate And Political Prisoner, Liu Xiaobo Dies In Chinese Custody
Liu Xiaobo is perhaps the most influential activist in the history of China. The activist, who died at the age of 61 while still in Chinese custody, will have his ideals cemented in China’s (and the world’s) history books for many years to come. He was admired throughout the world mainly because of his non-violent nature, resilience and non-partisan stance.
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